American fighter mixed martial (MMA) Justin Gati admitted that the Irishman Conor McGregor could return to the sport for the sake of a duel with him. He said this live on ESPN.
31-year-old American believes that in the event of his victory over the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov and the conquest of the belt of the champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) McGregor will be back in the sport for the sake of a title duel. While Gati admitted desire to “give the face” to Irish.
According to Gati, he has a lot more endurance in the octagon, than the former champion. “I think Conor is able to deliver three rounds, but then it will be hell. And he hardly wants to pass through it,” says the American.
It is expected that Geti will fight with the current holder of the title Nurmagomedov in September. In may, the American was knocked out by Tony Ferguson, considered a leading contender for fight with the Russian.
McGregor announced his retirement from MMA on June 7. This was the third time such a statement from the Irish fighter.
McGregor became the champion of UFC in two weight categories. His last fight he held in January, knocking 40 seconds American Donald serron in the framework of the fight in the Welterweight weight class.
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